Notable People of Saltburn
From the days of Smugglers, to Victorian Saltburn, all the way up to modern times. Take a look at notable people of Saltburn who either came from or have a connection to this wonderful little town.
Henry Pease - Saltburn's Founding Father
Henry Pease was a member of the Quaker Society of Friends as was his Father Edward. He was also the Director of Stockton & Darlington Railway and President of The Peace Society for a time who visited such people as Napoleon III in 1867 in the name of peace, and Tsar Nicholas I of Russia in 1854 in an attempt to stop the Crimean war between England and others.
He was also the first Mayor of Darlington and a member of Parliament for Durham South representing the Liberal Party
Henry Pease passed on 30th May 1881 on a visit to London and was buried in the Quaker burial ground in Darlington.